Wimbledon 2014: Rohan Bopanna-Andrea Hlavackova Move to Mixed Doubles Pre-Quarters

Seventh-seeded Indo-Czech pair Rohan Bopanna and Andrea Hlavackova brushed aside the spirited challenge of the unseeded British team of Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae 6-4 7-5 in one hour and nine minutes in the second round.

Updated: July 02, 2014 11:26 IST
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London: Rohan Bopanna and Andrea Hlavackova saved all three break chances they faced against British team of Colin Fleming and Jocelyn Rae to progress to the pre-quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event of the Wimbledon Championships, here on Monday.

The seventh-seeded Indo-Czech team brushed aside the spirited challenge of unseeded British pair 6-4 7-5 in one hour and nine minutes in the second round.

Bopanna and Hlavackova broke their rivals once in each set to record the win.

They will now fight it out with Russia's Mikhail Elgin and Australian Anastasia Rodionova for a place in the quarterfinals.

Meanwhile, Sania Mirza and Horia Tecau, seeded sixth, were leading 4-3 in the opening set of their mixed doubles second round contest against Mate Pavic and Bojana Jovanovski when rain forced suspension of play.

The match will be completed on Wednesday.

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